Bachelor in English Literature, Towson State University, 1969. Master of Arts in Theatre, University Hawaii, 1973. Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing, San Francisco State University, 1983.
Playwright, San Francisco, since 1980. Columnist, critic Pacific Sun Newspaper, Mill Valley, California, since 1982. Instructor creative writing Monterey (California) Peninsula College, since 1975.
Artist-in-residence Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, 1985, San Francisco Performing Arts High school, 1990-1991.
Workshop coordinator Bay Area Playwrights Festival, San Francisco, 1982-1983.
Married Charles Edward Brady, December 8, 1952. Children: Michael Sean, Joseph Patrick, Kathryn Linn.